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What does NSI Accreditation Mean?

The full meaning of NSI is: ‘National Security Inspectorate’

NSI approval is an acknowledged symbol of excellence in the security and fire industries, displaying technical expertise and a reassuring level of service. More than 2000 businesses have received permission for one or more services, including intruder alarm and CCTV system installations, mobile / static guards and key-holding, fire alarm and suppression systems. Our customers can be assured that the work we do is up to the highest industry standards.

Internal and external audits are regularly, ensuring that the highest level of installation and service is delivered. NSI auditors use on-site visits and head office management administration systems to assess technical competency. It has long recognised the value of integrating management system assessment with technical standards, which benefits security and fire safety services certified enterprises and customers.

The NSI Gold Accreditation signifies that all employees have been security checked and are, above all, trustworthy. A Certificate of Compliance is given to systems that have been installed according to NSI standards. The assurance of peace of mind is one incentive to hire an NSI licenced installation.

Importance of NSI

  1. An NSI Certificate of Compliance is included with every installation performed by an approved business. This can be shown to any insurance company as proof that it was installed to all the required criteria. It also assures you that work will be completed to a high degree.
  2. Insurers are aware that NSI thoroughly inspects the work of its member companies, the risk to the insurer is reduced. If your alarm comes with a certificate of compliance, you may be eligible for a reduction on your insurance.
  3. All employees, including engineers, are vetted, so you can be assured that anyone visiting your business or home has been security screened according to British Standard 7858.
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